Roundtable Meeting North Asia Economic Outlook: Macro economy, geopolitics and business opportunities Dr. Florian Kohlbacher, Economist Corporate Network Dr. Florian Kohlbacher, Economist Corporate Network

December 01, 2017

Tokyo

Dr. Florian Kohlbacher, Director of North Asia of the Economist Corporate Network, is an internationally renowned expert on global business and consumer trends. In a roundtable meeting of business executives and managers, he provided a detailed outlook of the global economy in 2018, noting that the global economy will grow by 2.7%. Regarding Japan, he forecasted that growth will pick up in 2017, only to slow down in 2018, but the yen will remain relatively strong as it is viewed as a safe haven.